2018 Maryland Comptroller election

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Maryland Comptroller Election, 2018

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Nominee Peter Franchot Anjali Reed Phukan
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,620,264 624,871
Percentage 72.1% 27.8%

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County results
Franchot:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%
Phukan:      50-60%      60-70%

Comptroller before election

Peter Franchot
Democratic

Elected Comptroller

Peter Franchot
Democratic

The Maryland Comptroller election of 2018 was held on November 6, 2018, to elect the Comptroller of Maryland. Incumbent Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot filed for re-election on October 5, 2017, and was unopposed for the Democratic nomination.[1] Anjali Reed Phukan became a candidate under the Republican Party on April 20, 2017, and was unopposed for the Republican nomination. Peter Franchot won re-election with 72.1% of the vote.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter Franchot (incumbent) 510,159 100.0
Total votes 510,159 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Anjali Reed Phukan[1]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Anjali Reed Phukan 165,242 100.0
Total votes 165,242 100.0

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Maryland Comptroller election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Peter Franchot (incumbent) 1,620,264 72.07% +9.42%
Republican Anjali Reed Phukan 624,871 27.79% -9.39%
n/a Write-ins 3,103 0.14% -0.01%
Total votes 2,248,238 100.0% N/A
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://elections.state.md.us/elections/2018/primary_candidates/gen_cand_lists_2018_1_005-.html
  2. ^ a b c Cox, Erin (November 17, 2016). "Baltimore's Maggie McIntosh weighs runs for Maryland governor or comptroller". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Wiggins, Ovetta (November 17, 2016). "After Clinton's loss, two female lawmakers in Md. consider statewide run". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 24, 2016.